Students From HealthCorps’ NOVA Academy Early College High School of Coachella Host ‘NOVA Fest’ to Teach Health and Wellness at High School Health Fair

Posted 02/25/2015 | By HealthCorps

MEDIA CONTACT:
Lisa Troshinsky-Vernekoff
HealthCorps
917-208-8391
lisa.troshinsky@healthcorps.org

Students and Staff Learn Nutrition, Exercise and Mental Resiliency Through Interactive and Engaging Activities on Campus

Coachella, CA – (February, 24 2015)HealthCorps® students at NOVA Academy Early College High School of Coachella, will join The Regional Access Project and come together for the “NOVA Fest Health Fair” to support HealthCorps’ mission to teach teens about the importance of nutrition, health, wellness and mental resiliency from 12:30PM-1:30PM on Friday, February 27 at NOVA Academy Early College High School of Coachella. The health fair will educate students and staff in a fun and exciting way, while engaging attendees in hands-on booths and activities including DIY Stress Balls, Re-Think Your Drink lessons, Parachute Races, Smoothie Booth and a DJ.

WHEN:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27
12:30PM-1:30PM

WHERE:
NOVA ACADEMY EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL OF COACHELLA
52780 FREDERICK STREET
COACHELLA, CA 92236

WHO:
EVENT PARTNERS INCLUDE:

  • HEALTHCORPS STUDENTS
  • HEALTHCORPS COORDINATOR
  • NOVA ACADEMY EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL OF COACHELLA
  • REGIONAL ACCESS PROJECT

PRESS: Media is encouraged to attend, as this will be a great visual opportunity. You may also contact us for interview opportunities before or after the event. For more information please contact Lisa Troshinsky-Vernekoff at 917-208-8391 or lisa.troshinsky@healthcorps.org.

About HealthCorps

HealthCorps® is a 501 (c)(3) founded in 2003 by heart surgeon and Daytime Emmy Award-winning host Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa to combat the childhood obesity crisis. HealthCorps is building a nationwide movement to shape a new generation. HealthCorps Coordinators lead unique in-school and community programming designed to foster physical and mental fitness, particularly among high-need populations. The Coordinators serve as peer mentors who deliver a progressive curriculum in nutrition, exercise and mental resiliency to students nationwide. The HealthCorps schools have served as Living Labs through which we can explore the complex, underlying causes of the obesity crisis, as well as discover, communicate implement and advocate for national and regional solutions. Today, the program network spans 55 schools in 11 states and the District of Columbia. In 2012, we introduced HealthCorps University, a train the trainer professional development program that makes available the HealthCorps principles and curriculum to virtually any school, community or organization. For more information, please visit at www.healthcorps.org and follow us on Twitter and on Facebook.

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